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[25 Mar 2004|12:12am]
[ mood | squirrely! ]

Are you suffering from big head?

Well I was until I bought a 44 cent doo-rag (possibly spelled wrong). I used to not be able to fit my head into any hats at all.

But now I am happy. To illuminate this point here are two pictures of me wearing the smallest hat I could find in my apartment. yipeeeeeee!

muah hah hahCollapse )

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Ooooh [25 Mar 2004|12:15am]
[ mood | creative ]

Decided to try and put my dreads into pigtails. After a long while of tugging and cursing and swearing, I succeeded. Here we go:

Hideously over-posed. Again.Collapse )

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ignore that thing i'm doing with my face. [25 Mar 2004|12:22am]

that's my 6 month pic....a few weeks ago. i felt tough, being able to tie my hair up with my hair. RAHR! 

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Stupid, stupid, STUPID Puerto Rican Rum (hey puerto rican lime me!!) [25 Mar 2004|12:37am]
[ mood | drunk ]

So yeah, here are some drunken pictures of me. Please excuse the drunkeness.

Yay!! Look a smile!!


Few more drunken picturesCollapse )

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[25 Mar 2004|12:40am]
we are so cool :D
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Recent developments. [25 Mar 2004|07:51am]
[ mood | accomplished ]

So the other day, I started getting annoyed with one of my dreads. It just wasn't doing anything aside from being straight hair with an elastic on the end (this is 4 months too!) So I decided to rip and twist it....

OMG!!!! it was wonderful. That stubborn hair is almost as tight as the rest of them now!

of course....the next day.....


There was another one that I thought could use some ripping and twisting. I ripped it down to the roots and now I have two. :) The two are in better condition than the one was, but it was really strange to split it.


oh yeah, and I have a bunch of purple and red dreads now too. I'll post pics soon.

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[25 Mar 2004|09:26am]
ahhh!! i took a shower and slept on my wet hair and some of my dreads kind of came out. theres loose hairs everywhere. : ( did this happen to any one else? will they magically go back into my dreads? im thinking of cutting all of my loose hairs to the point where they actually are dreaded or really short so they can get in a dread. do you think that would work?
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Undead_Authors [25 Mar 2004|04:22pm]
Hello, I am sorry if this isn’t allowed in your community. Feel free to delete it. However this is something that everyone should get the opportunity to see.
Recipe to Cure your Boredom and Fulfill your Need to Read
1.join undead_authors LJ Book Club
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4.Repeat steps 1-3
5.Relax and Enjoy undead_authors!

In short, this is a community that doesn’t focus solely on books by old/dead straight white men. This is for all of you who are into books by today’s authors but still love the classics. This is for you, no matter what color you are or where you live-- you know a good book when you see one!
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Growing my hair back out (long enough to dread)? [25 Mar 2004|05:46pm]
[ mood | bored ]

Hi, I'm new here, well rejoining..I got fed up with my hair and shaved it, only to discover that I have weird splotches of dark and lighter skin on my head, and all sorts of divots on my scalp that did'nt look to good, and my hairline is receding anyway as I'm 24 and at the right age in my family for the family curse to happen.I've posted a picture of how short it is now, and I'm curious how long it'd take to grow my hair out long enough to dread? Also, I'm planning to teach high school English, once I'm graduated and have my certification. Any dreadhead teachers?

MY HAIR NOW:

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sea creatures old homes residing in one's knots [25 Mar 2004|10:11pm]
[ mood | magnetic ]

hey, someone was posting about having trouble putting shells in their hair. I just succeeded in putting a cute, conical shell in my hair, and I might be able to help them, depending upon what type of shell they're trying to use. What I did is I took the pointy end, and took a screw, and ever-so-gently punched a teeny tiny hole towards the top of the shell, and enlarged it bit-by-bit gently until it seemed thick enough to work a lock through (my dreads are pretty thin so I didnt have to break it too much). Then I took the screwdriver and broke off all the various shell-bits inside of the shell, leaving just the outside, and then I just put the lock through it. does that help? The whole idea might work for another shell too, as long as it's semi-similarly shaped?

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[25 Mar 2004|11:27pm]
[ mood | drained ]

hello people, just thought i'd update a couple of pics of my dreads, had them now for around *thinks* sinse May Last year (10 months approx), they're doing ok, just the horribleness of flkaey scalp grrrrrrr, i've tried loads of stuff and yes i DO wash them, not overley though!

my mum did them for me thinking i'd be going through a phase,bless :D, but now she's saying they're getting quite nice looking instead of being all fluffly and loose...MOGO xxx

close up

lovely neckale which i adore

only hat i can wear!!!

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